This Weekโ€™s Torah Portion

๐“๐จ๐ฅ๐๐จ๐ญ, ๐“๐จ๐ฅ๐ž๐๐จ๐ญ, ๐“๐จ๐ฅ’๐๐จ๐ญ, ๐“๐จ๐ฅ๐๐จ๐ฌ, ๐จ๐ซ ๐“๐จ๐ฅ’๐๐จ๐ญ๐ก (ืชึผื•ึนืœึฐื“ึนืชโ€Ž โ€” Hebrew for “generations” or “descendants,” the second word and the first distinctive word in the parashah) is the sixth weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading. The parashah tells of the conflict between Jacob and Esau, Isaac’s […]

This Weekโ€™s Torah Portion

๐‚๐ก๐š๐ฒ๐ž๐ข ๐’๐š๐ซ๐š๐ก ๐“๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐“๐จ๐ซ๐š๐ก ๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐’๐ก๐š๐›๐›๐š๐ญ ๐๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ—, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ ๐‚๐ก๐š๐ฒ๐ž๐ข ๐’๐š๐ซ๐š๐ก (Sarah’s life โ€”Chaye Sarah, Hayye Sarah, or Hayyei Sara, ื—ึทื™ึตึผื™ ืฉึธื‚ืจึธื”โ€Ž โ€” Hebrew for “life of Sarah,” the first words in the parashah) is the fifth weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the annual cycle of […]

#ThisWeeksTorahPortion

๐•๐š๐ฒ๐ž๐ซ๐š, ๐•๐š๐ฒ๐ž๐ข๐ซ๐š ๐จ๐ซ ๐•๐š-๐ฒ๐ž๐ซ๐š (ื•ึทื™ึตึผืจึธืโ€Ž โ€” Hebrew for “and He appeared,” the first word in the parashah) is the fourth weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading. It constitutes Genesis 18:1โ€“22:24. The parashah tells the stories of Abraham’s three visitors, Abraham’s bargaining with Yahweh over […]

This Weekโ€™s Torah Portion

Lech-Lecha Shabbat Shalom! ๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐“๐ข๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž: Lech-Lecha, Lekh-Lekha, or Lech-L’cha (ืœึถืšึฐ-ืœึฐืšึธโ€Ž leแธต-lษ™แธตฤ โ€” Hebrew for “go!” or “leave!”, literally “go for you” โ€” the fifth and sixth words in the parashah) is the third weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading. It constitutes Genesis 12:1โ€“17:27. The […]

#ThisWeeksTorahPortion

Noach ๐ŸŒฌ #ThisWeeksTorahPortion ๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐“๐ข๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž: Noach โ€” ื ึนื—ึท, Noiach, Nauach, Nauah, or Noah (ื ึนื—ึทโ€Ž, Hebrew for the name “Noah”, the third word, and first distinctive word, of the parashah) is the second weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading. It constitutes Genesis 6:9โ€“11:32. The parashah […]

This Weekโ€™s Torah Portion

๐๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ก๐ข๐ญ #๐“๐ก๐ข๐ฌ๐–๐ž๐ž๐ค๐ฌ๐“๐จ๐ซ๐š๐ก๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ก๐ข๐ญ, Bereishit, Bereshis, Bereishis, B’reshith, Beresh’t, Beresheet, or Bereishees (ื‘ึฐึผืจึตืืฉึดืื™ืชโ€Ž โ€” Hebrew for “in a beginning”, the first word in the parashah) is the first weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading. GENESIS 1:1-6:8 ๐‘๐ž๐Ÿ๐ฅ๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง: A reflection on this l weekโ€™s Torah Portion […]

This Weekโ€™s Torah Portion

๐’๐ฎ๐ค๐ค๐จ๐ญ ๐’๐ก๐š๐›๐›๐š๐ญ ๐‚๐ก๐จ๐ฅ ๐‡๐š๐Œ๐จ๐ž๐ ๐„๐ฑ๐จ๐๐ฎ๐ฌ ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘:๐Ÿ๐Ÿโ€“๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’:๐Ÿ๐Ÿ” Sukkot Shabbat Chol HaMoed (Hebrew: ื—ื•ืœ ื”ืžื•ืขื“), a Hebrew phrase meaning “mundane of the festival”, refers to the intermediate days of Passover and Sukkot. As the name implies, these days mix features of “chol” (mundane) and “moed” (festival). On Sukkot, Chol HaMoed consists of […]

#ThisWeeksTorahPortion

Haazinu Ha’azinu Haazinu, or Ha’Azinu (ื”ึทืึฒื–ึดื™ื ื•ึผโ€Ž โ€” Hebrew for “listen” when directed to more than one person, the first word in the parashah) is the 53rd weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the 10th in the Book of Deuteronomy. It constitutes Deuteronomy 32:1โ€“52. […]